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September 4, 2018
Emily manganese deposit sits untapped despite growing market
One of the richest veins of manganese in North America is in the city of Emily's backyard. For more than a decade Cooperative Mineral Resources,...
September 4, 2018 - 8:00am
September 3, 2018
Weekend storms bring power outages, damaged houses across lakes area
Nearly 1,000 power outages plagued the lakes area Friday, Aug. 31, as storms with severe wind and hail knocked down trees and damaged houses....
September 3, 2018 - 5:00am
September 1, 2018
Crow Wing Power accepting nominations for local community award
Nominations are sought for associations or businesses that have made an outstanding contribution to a local community. Crow Wing Power is seeking applications for the 15th annual Touchstone Energy Community
September 1, 2018 - 4:30am
August 22, 2018
Fine weather boosts 2018 Night to Unite in Baxter
BAXTER—Fine weather, fun festivities, good turnout—that's the recipe for a successful 2018 Baxter Night to Unite. Gathering in Oscar...
August 22, 2018 - 11:00am
July 6, 2018
Power outages plague lakes area during Independence Day celebrations
Whether it's rain-soaked tree limbs or lightning strikes, crews for Crow Wing Power have been contending with sporadic outages across the Brainerd...
July 6, 2018 - 4:00am
July 1, 2018
15-year-old teen struck by lightning tells his story
A 15-year-old boy was struck by lightning early Saturday, June 30, escaping the ordeal with just marks on his back and shoulder—and a remarkable...
July 1, 2018 - 9:01pm
June 12, 2018
Crow Wing Power hosts meeting/appreciation day
An estimated 2,000 people attended the Crow Wing Power Member Appreciation Day and annual meeting Saturday, June 9. A total of 4,798 ballots were cast in this year's board of directors election. • In District 1A, Bob Kangas was re-elected with 4,422 votes. • In District 2 At-Large,...
June 12, 2018 - 4:30am
May 13, 2018
Operation Save the Shelter: Community help needed for homeless families
New Pathways, a homeless shelter program, has been helping find housing and services for families with children in the Brainerd lakes area since...
May 13, 2018 - 8:00am
April 24, 2018
Fifty Lakes: Council approves lead bartender description
After discussing the matter at many previous meetings, the Fifty Lakes City Council approved a lead bartender description for Diana Johnson,...
April 24, 2018 - 4:00am
April 20, 2018
Emily: Council revisits manganese project, bench discussion
According to unapproved draft meeting minutes, the Emily City Council heard from guest speaker Char Kinzer regarding the future of Cooperative...
April 20, 2018 - 5:00am
April 17, 2018
Manhattan Beach: City council unsure about city planning event
Though it has been about 20 years since Manhattan Beach has done any community planning, the city council isn't completely convinced of its effectiveness....
April 17, 2018 - 5:00am
September 27, 2017
Crow Wing County Board: Proposal heard about potential timber sales
No one objected at the public meeting Tuesday before the Crow Wing County Board about the county's proposal on how to handle county-administered...
September 27, 2017 - 10:00am
September 21, 2017
Lights coming back on for lakes area residents
The lights are coming back on for Brainerd lakes area residents who lost power after a line of powerful thunderstorms rolled through early Wednesday...
September 21, 2017 - 5:02pm
Thunderstorms knock out trees, power for 1000s in area
Thousands of Brainerd lakes area residents were without power early Wednesday after a line of powerful thunderstorms rolled across the region....
September 21, 2017 - 3:00am
September 20, 2017
Thousands lose power following severe thunderstorm
Thousands of Brainerd lakes area residents were without power Wednesday morning after a powerful line of thunderstorms rolled across the region....
September 20, 2017 - 9:41am